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Gordon Walters' Wellington: Talk & Visit to McLeavey Gallery

Gordon Walters' Wellington: Talk & Visit to McLeavey Gallery

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  • Sat 27 Jul, 1:00pm – 3:30pm


Te Papa, 55 Cable St, Wellington


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Afternoon tea at McLeavey Gallery: $10.00


Te Papa

Gordon Walters grew up in Rongotai, attended classes at Wellington Technical College, and exhibited early work at the public library.

Join us at Te Papa to hear Julia Waite, one of the curators of Gordon Walters: New Vision, talk about the exhibition and the Wellington libraries, museums, and coffee houses that shaped his life and practice.

Then we’ll head to McLeavey Gallery for afternoon tea with Hilary and Olivia McLeavey. They'll talk with Julia about the gallery and Walters’ relationship with his art dealer, Peter McLeavey.

1-2pm – Toi Art, Level 4, Te Papa
Curator Julia Waite talks about the exhibition and Gordon Walters’ life in Wellington.

2.45-3.30pm – McLeavey Gallery, 147 Cuba Street
Afternoon tea at McLeavey Gallery, with Hilary and Olivia McLeavey.

Second image: Two Gordon Walters paintings hanging in Peter McLeavey Gallery, 22 December 1975-31 August 1976. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand, PA12-3918. Reproduced with the permission of McLeavey Gallery.

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